Annapurna: A meditation on love and loss, set in a trailer park, with a cast of two. Tuesdays-Sundays. Through Dec. 4. $20-$60. Magic Theatre, Fort Mason, Bldg. D, Marina & Buchanan, 441-8822.
Beach Blanket Babylon: Steve Silver's musical revue spoofs pop culture with extravagant costumes.Wednesdays-Sundays. $25-$130. Club Fugazi,678 Green (at Powell), 421-4222.
Big City Improv: Actors take audience suggestions and create comedy from nothing. Fridays, 10 p.m. $15-$20. www.bigcityimprov.com. Shelton Theater, 533 Sutter (at Powell), 433-3040.
The Business: A Comedy Show: Wednesdays, 8 p.m. $5. Dark Room Theater, 2263 Mission (at 18th St.), 401-7987.
Monday Night Marsh: Musicians, actors, performance artists, and others stage works in progress. Mondays. $7. The Marsh Theater, 1062 Valencia (at 22nd St.), 826-5750.
Pelleas and Melisande: A traditional play with a twist. Thursdays-Sundays, 8 p.m. Through Nov. 27. $10-$50. 525-1205. www.cuttingball.com. Exit Theatre on Taylor, 277 Taylor (at Ellis), 525-1205.
Savage in Limbo: John Patrick Shanley's dark comedy about three childhood friends reflecting on their lives. Wednesdays-Saturdays. Through Dec. 3. $26-$38. Actors Theatre San Francisco, 855 Bush (at Taylor), 345-1287.
Secret Improv Society: Underground improvisational theater. Saturdays, 10 p.m. $15. Shelton Theater,533 Sutter (at Powell), 433-3040.
SexRev: The Jose Sarria Experience: A performance by John Fisher. Thursdays-Sundays, 8 p.m. Through Nov. 27. $10-$25. www.therhino.org. CounterPULSE, 1310 Mission (at Ninth St.), 626-2060.
Shocktoberfest 12: Fear Over Frisco: Scary, gross, stylish playlets by Eddie Muller. Thursdays-Saturdays, 8 p.m. Through Nov. 19. $25-$35. The Hypnodrome, 575 10th St. (at Bryant), 377-4202.
Shopping! The Musical: Songs and sketches about shopping. Fridays, Saturdays, 8 p.m. $23-$29. www.shoppingthemusical.com. Shelton Theater, 533 Sutter (at Powell), 433-3040.
Some Thing: Art drag night with craft table. Fridays. $5. The Stud, 399 Ninth St. (at Harrison), 863-6623.
Sticky Time: A unique, interactive theater performance. Through Nov. 18. $10-$40. 255-7846. crowdedfire.org. Brava Theater Center, 2781 24th St. (at York), 255-7846.
The Temperamentals: A story based on the lives of Harry Hay and Rudy Gernreich, who founded the Mattachine Society, the nation's first gay rights organization. Wednesdays-Sundays. Through Dec. 18. $25-$36. New Conservatory Theatre Center, 25 Van Ness (at Market), 861-8972.
Tony 'n' Tina's Wedding: Fridays, Saturdays, 7 p.m. $88.50-$115.50. www.tonyandtinasanfrancisco.com. Imperial Palace, 818 Washington (at Grant), 956-9888.
Totem: Performance by Cirque du Soleil. Tuesdays-Sundays. Through Dec. 11. $63.50-$225. cirquedusoleil.com.AT&T Park, 24 Willie Mays Plaza (at Third St.).
The Waiting Period: Brian Copeland's solo performance. Fridays, Saturdays. Through Nov. 26. $15-$50.The Marsh Theater, 1062 Valencia (at 22nd St.), 826-5750.
Working for the Mouse: Performance by Trevor Allen of Black Box Theatre Company about his work portraying various characters for Disney. Thursdays-Saturdays. Through Dec. 17. $20-$22. Exit Theatre, 156 Eddy (at Taylor), 673-3847.